Meet Our Staff

Kayla M. Theiss, RMA -
Office Manager/Vision Therapist

Kayla is a vision therapist with seven years of experience in the optometric field, as well as over eight years in early childhood development. She is a member of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD), as well as the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).

She joined Dr. Dibler’s team of opticians and vision therapists in 2012. She has a passion for working with children and loves helping them overcome visual obstacles to learning through the vision therapy program. She loves working with people of all ages to help them with their optical and overall vision needs. Her special areas of interest include binocular vision function, ocular-motor coordination and vision therapy.

Jacob T. Reese, CPO, ABOC, NCLEC - Vision Therapist

Jacob brings over 18 years of experience in the field of optometry/ophthalmology and visual development, including 6 years of clinical practice in blind and low vision rehabilitation.  He is a board certified paraoptometric, optician, and contact lens examiner, as well as a member of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD).  Jacob specializes in fabrication of customized low vision devices.  His therapeutic areas of interest include neurological vision dysfunction resulting from acquired or traumatic brain injury, and vision rehabilitation in multiply-disabled children and adults.

Ashley M. Schreiter- Vision Therapist

Ashley is a vision therapist with three years of experience in the optometric field, as well as over 12 years in early childhood education and development. She has some educational credits in the early childhood education field as well as being a member of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD). Ashley enjoys working with people of all ages to help them surpass their vision goals. She joined Dr. Dibler’s team of opticians and vision therapists in 2016 and has been a valuable asset ever since.

Abbey L. Lauer- Vision Therapist

Abbey is a vision therapist who has been with our team since 2017 while she was attending Maryville University. She is currently enrolled in her first year of optometry school at UMSL. She has a passion for working with children and helping them meet their highest educational potential. Her clinical interests are binocular vision and ocular motor dysfunction.